How to Easily Reset Windows Passwords with PCUnlocker or Password Recovery Bundle
Resetting a forgotten Windows password is easy with PCUnlocker or Password Recovery Bundle. Just burn the bootable CD or create a bootable USB drive, boot to it, and reset the password. This works on nearly all versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012, and others.
PCUnlocker is software from Top Password Software INC that allows you to create a bootable CD or USB drive to reset Windows passwords. Password Recovery Bundle is a collection of some of their best password resetting software, including PCUnlocker, at a discounted price. In addition to unlocking local user account passwords, you can also reset domain accounts, including the domain administrator account with both products.
You can purchase each product directly by following the links below:
To begin, simply launch the application, and click "Windows Password". Make sure you have a CD or DVD inserted, and select "Start Burn". Alternatively, you can create a bootable USB device:
Make sure the computer is set to boot to a CD/DVD or USB drive first, then insert the drive. When you boot the computer, it will automatically launch PCUnlocker, detect the SAM registry file, and load a list of user accounts. Just select the user account you want to reset the password for, and click "Reset Password":
That's it. Next time you boot your computer, the account you selected will have no password set.